Alert: Notifications and correspondence during COVID-19 restrictions
We are operating at reduced capacity due to the COVID 19 Alert Level Two requirements. Find out more about how to correspond and notify us during this time.
You might also hear from us as we proactively call businesses about how they're operating safely during Alert Level Two.
There is a range of specific COVID-19 mental health guidance available for people, including for those working from home.
It is important to maintain a mentally healthy work environment in the home, particularly as many workers may continue to work from home during Alert Level Two.
The Ministry of Heatlh has a comprehensive list of online mental health and wellbeing resources:
Other resources include:
Getting Through Together(external link): shares ways to help people cope with the stress of COVID-19. It includes the Sparklers at Home tool to support parents to talk with primary-aged children about mental health and wellbeing.
Many employers will have Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) services that staff can access for counselling. Most counsellors have set themselves up for online/telephone sessions. If employers do not have EAP arrangements for staff, we encourage employers to let staff know that trained counsellors can be accessed for free by phoning or texting 1737.